Archived posts, October 2004

Invisible Form Prompts

Hiding form labels in an accessible way.

Posted on October 1, 2004 in Quicklinks

The Beauty and Business of CSS

Slides from Douglas Bowman's presentation at Web Essentials 2004.

Posted on October 2, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks, Web Standards

Slide Show Beta 2

A new beta of Eric Meyer's Slide Show system.

Posted on October 3, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web General

Safari and XHTML

I just want to share a couple of issues I've come across with Safari and XHTML served as application/xhtml+xml. I'm slightly annoyed by th…

Posted on October 3, 2004 in (X)HTML, Browsers

Web Essentials 04 Keynote

Slides from Dave Shea's keynote at Web Essentials 2004.

Posted on October 4, 2004 in Web Standards, CSS, Quicklinks

Apple's web professional market share

When computer market share statistics are mentioned, Apple is usually said to have something like 2-3 % of the PC market worldwide. Maybe …

Posted on October 5, 2004 in Web Standards

A few Tips for Using Lynx

A guide to setting up and using the text-only browser Lynx.

Posted on October 5, 2004 in Browsers, Accessibility, Quicklinks

Recently launched: Kungälvs kommun

The Swedish municipality of Kungälv recently rebuilt their site with standards.

Posted on October 6, 2004 in Quicklinks

Using Patterns in Web Design

Interesting method for making design problems easier to handle.

Posted on October 7, 2004 in Web General, Quicklinks

Pushing Your Limits

A presentation held by Douglas Bowman at Web Essentials 04.

Posted on October 9, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Office work environment

I'm going to write about something completely different for a change. If you're not interested in this subject, I think you should be. It'…

Posted on October 11, 2004 in Web General


HTML vs XHTML and separating data from formatting explained.

Posted on October 11, 2004 in Web Standards, Content Management, (X)HTML, Quicklinks

ABC News: All That Glitters

WaSP member Ethan Marcotte comments on the recently redesigned ABC News website.

Posted on October 12, 2004 in Web Standards, Web Standards

Light Weight Low Tech CSS Tabs

Different techniques combined to make CSS tabs.

Posted on October 13, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

Styling even more form controls

This is a follow-up to my previous post about Styling form controls. For some background info and comments, you may want to read that post…

Posted on October 14, 2004 in CSS

Why Mozilla is better than Firefox

A reminder of what came first.

Posted on October 16, 2004 in Quicklinks, Browsers

Valid Flash embedding

Web standards compliant Javascript Flash detect and embed.

Posted on October 16, 2004 in Web Standards, Quicklinks

CSS Negotiation

Basic CSS rules to start a new style sheet with.

Posted on October 16, 2004 in Quicklinks, CSS

S5 1.0

Version 1.0 of Eric Meyer's slide show system S5 is ready to go.

Posted on October 18, 2004 in Quicklinks

In Search of Validation

WaSP follow-up to the recent validation debate.

Posted on October 18, 2004 in Quicklinks, Web Standards

Document titles and title separators

I came across an interesting discussion on title separators the other day: What's your favourite blip? at The Man in Blue. It made me star…

Posted on October 19, 2004 in Usability, Search Engine Optimisation, Accessibility

Global White Space Reset

A follow-up to a previous post on resetting all CSS margins and paddings.

Posted on October 19, 2004 in Quicklinks, CSS

Forcing ASP.Net towards standards

In the recent Web Standards Project Buzz post ASP.Net & Standards Part II, Chris Kaminski writes a whole lot about ASP.Net, web standa…

Posted on October 22, 2004 in Web Standards

Web Standards Solutions

A review of Dan Cederholm's excellent book on practical web standards.

Posted on October 25, 2004 in Reviews

BloggForum Stockholm 2004

On November 15, I'll be in Stockholm for BloggForum Stockholm 2004.

Posted on October 25, 2004 in Quicklinks

Bring on the tables

Avoid using tables for layout, but make sure to use them, and use them properly, for tabular data. This article explains how to make HTML data tables accessible.

Posted on October 27, 2004 in Web Standards, Accessibility, (X)HTML

Scrollable Table

How to use CSS to allow scrolling within an HTML table.

Posted on October 28, 2004 in CSS, Quicklinks

The pros and cons of sIFR

A discussion on the pros, cons, and potential risks of using sIFR.

Posted on October 30, 2004 in Web General, Quicklinks

Introduction to accessibility

A quick and dirty introduction to accessibility.

Posted on October 30, 2004 in Accessibility, Quicklinks